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Monday, April 18
Native American teepeeMcIntyre Library Exhibit. An exhibit in honor of Native American Awareness Month will be on display through April 30 in the main entrance to McIntyre Library. The exhibit celebrates the creativity, talents and resilience of those who came before us through the exploration of three topics: "The Great Dakotah War," "The Hopi: A People of Peace," and "The American Indian Tipi: Its History and Place in the Chippewa Valley." Full story.

University Academic Staff Meeting. Agenda: report from University Academic Staff Nominating Committee regarding nominations for the spring 2005 university academic staff elections; proposed amendments to the Constitution of the faculty and academic staff; academic staff representative's report; miscellaneous business; and conversation with Interim Chancellor Larson. Information on the committees, nominations and proposed amendments to the Constitution can be found on the University Senate Web site. Davies Theatre, 10 a.m.

Viennese Ball Plant/Souvenir Sale. Plants displayed at the Viennese Ball and perishable souvenir items from the Edelweiss Market will be offered for sale at cost. Proceeds will benefit Viennese Ball scholarships. Eagle Room, Davies Center, 10 a.m. to noon; University Bookstore (plants only), 1 to 7 p.m.

award ribbon33rd Annual Scholastic Honors Week. A variety of events will be held through April 24 to recognize students of high scholastic achievement. Today the Sigma Gamma Zeta II initiation will begin at 5:30 p.m. in the Alumni Room of Davies Center.

Women’s Chorus Concert. Directed by Daniel Newman, the group will perform a variety of works. Tickets, available at the Service Center, are $4 for the public; $3 for those 62 and older or 17 and younger; or free for UW-Eau Claire faculty, staff and students. Gantner Concert Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 7:30 p.m. Go to top of page

Tuesday, April 19
Seventh Annual Service-Learning Recognition Breakfast. Tamarack Room, Davies Center, 7:30 to 9 a.m. Full story.

Open Session for Affirmative Action Position. C. Kate Hale, English, a candidate for the position of interim assistant to the chancellor for affirmative action, will be available to answer questions. Ho-Chunk Room, Davies Center, 8:30 to 9:15 a.m.

Brown Bag Session on Cheating. A brown bag presentation titled "What Do We Do About Cheating?" will be held. Sponsored by the Judicial Issues Committee and the Office of Student Development and Diversity. Eagle Room, Davies Center, noon. Also April 20.

computer mouseComputing Assistance & Training 'Techno-Lunch.' Beth Kranz, CNS, will present "Creating Digital Portfolios." Registration information is available online or by calling 836-5157. OL 1122, noon to 1 p.m.

Student Ensemble Recital. Featuring the Tuba Quartet. Phillips Recital Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 5 p.m.

Student Recital. Featuring Amy Bowen, piano and percussion. Gantner Concert Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 5 p.m.

33rd Annual Scholastic Honors Week Events. Sigma Pi Sigma banquet and awards presentation: Menomoniee Room, Davies Center, 6 p.m.; Pi Sigma Alpha initiation and presentation of Karl Andresen Scholarship Award: Alumni Room, Davies Center, 6 p.m.; and Order of Omega banquet and induction: Presidents Room, Davies Center, 8 p.m.

Planetarium Program. Featuring "Ancient Horizons," a show for adults and children 12 and older, which focuses on Egyptian astronomy, mythology, constellations and the creation of the calendar. Tickets are $1 and must be purchased in advance at the Service Center. L.E. Phillips Planetarium, 7 p.m.

Mike McCurryAnn Devroy Memorial Forum. Mike McCurry, former White House press secretary and State Department spokesperson, will present "Spinners and Snarks: Troubled Times in the Press-Politician Relationship and What to Do About It." McCurry, a veteran communications strategist and spokesperson with nearly three decades of experience in Washington, D.C., served in the White House as press secretary to President Bill Clinton from 1995-98. The Ann Devroy Memorial Forum and Devroy Memorial Fund were established to recognize the outstanding journalistic work of 1970 UW-Eau Claire graduate Ann Devroy, who died of cancer in 1997 at the age of 49. The forum event is free and open to the public, but tickets are required for admission. For ticket information, call the University Service Center at (715) 836-3727. Schofield Auditorium, 7:30 p.m. Full story. Go to top of page

Wednesday, April 20
Budget Forum for Deans and Directors. McIntyre Library, Room 2023, 8:30 to 10 a.m.

Native American Awareness Month/Diversity Brown Bag Presentation. Debra Barker, English, will present “Act 31 — Educating for Social Justice in Indian Country.” Badger Room, Davies Center, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

33rd Annual Scholastic Honors Week Events. Alpha Lambda Delta/Phi Eta Sigma brown bag lunch and presentation: Potawatomi Room, Davies Center, 11:30 a.m.; Omicron Delta Epsilon economics faculty debate: Davies Theatre, 4 p.m.; Sigma Delta Pi Juegos Florales poetry reading competition in Spanish: Presidents Room, Davies Center, 5 p.m.; and Honors Program midnight scavenger hunt: Towers Hall lobby, 10 p.m.

Gerontology Lecture. Cheryl Brandt, adult health nursing, will present "Taking Care: Self-Management of Chronic Lung Disease" as part of the third annual Gerontology Lecture Series sponsored by the Center for Health and Aging Services Excellence and the Advisors on Gerontological Education at UW-Eau Claire. L.E. Phillips Senior Center, Eau Claire, noon to 1 p.m. Full story.

dogLearn at Lunch Program. The Classified Staff Committee for Professional Development will sponsor a brown bag presentation by Vickie O'Branovich of the Eau Claire County Humane Association. (One or two residents of the Humane Association may join her.) Monetary or pet food donations are welcome. Tamarack Room, Davies Center, noon to 12:45 p.m.

Brown Bag Session on Cheating. A brown bag presentation titled "What Do We Do About Cheating?" will be held. Sponsored by the Judicial Issues Committee and the Office of Student Development and Diversity. Eagle Room, Davies Center, noon. Also April 19 .

Softball. UW-Stout at Carson Park, 4 p.m.

Joint Student Recital. Featuring sopranos Jennifer Long and Sarah Norvold. Phillips Recital Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 5 p.m.

Student Recital. Featuring Breta Borstad, flute. Phillips Recital Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 7:30 p.m.

Jazz at Night. University musicians present the best in jazz. The Cabin, Davies Center, 8 p.m. Go to top of page

Thursday, April 21
Budget Forum for Department Chairs. Library 2023 A and B, 9:30 to 11 a.m.

33rd Annual Scholastic Honors Week Events. Sigma Theta Tau nursing research luncheon: Tamarack Room, Davies Center, noon; and SOPHS Telethon with TV 10: Towers TV Lounge/TV 10 studio, 8 p.m. to midnight.

Budget Forum for Faculty and Instructional Academic Staff. Schofield Auditorium, 2 to 4 p.m.

Native American Awareness Month/Diversity Presentation. George Morrow, a Lac Courte Oreilles conservation officer, will present “Ojibwe Spearing and Treaty Rights.” Alumni Room, Davies Center, 2:30 to 3:30 p.m.

Computing Assistance & Training Workshop. Jeri Weiser, CNS, will present "Creating a Form with Word." Registration information is available online or by calling 836-5157. OL 1100, 3 to 4 p.m.

Physics and Astronomy Seminar. Wendy Crone, department of engineering physics, UW-Madison, will present "Poking and Prodding Materials at the Nanoscale.” Phillips 119, 4 p.m.

Student Recital. Featuring Branden Atherton, saxophone. Phillips Recital Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 5 p.m.

Native American Awareness Month Event. The Native American Student Association will lead a Pow-wow etiquette question-and-answer session. Tamarack Room, Davies Center, 5 to 6:30 p.m.

Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory posterCampus Films. "Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory." (U.S. 1971, 100 min., directed by Mel Stuart, rated G.) A wry and amusing musical about a world famous candy maker who hides five golden tickets in candy bars for five lucky children. Young, good-natured Charlie (Peter Ostrum) wins one of the tickets hidden amongst thousands of Wonka chocolate bars. What have Charlie and the other four kids won? A tour through Willy Wonka's chocolate factory, led by the loveable, eccentric, but often mean-spirited Wonka (Gene Wilder) himself. Sponsored by the University Activities Commission of the Student Senate. Tickets are $2 at the Service Center for IFS members and UW-Eau Claire faculty/staff or $1 for UW-Eau Claire students. Davies Theatre, 6 and 8:30 p.m. Through April 24. (Film will be shown in Schofield Auditorium April 24.)

Foster Gallery Exhibit. Featuring the 48th Annual Juried Student Art Show, featuring works of UW-Eau Claire students as chosen by a nationally known artist. The works will be displayed through May 15 in the Foster Gallery of the Haas Fine Arts Center. The opening reception, awards and scholarship presentation will be held tonight from 7:30 to 9 p.m. in the gallery. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. weekdays, 6 to 8 p.m. Thursdays and 1 to 4:30 p.m. weekends.

Jazz Ensemble II Concert. Directed by Robert Baca, the group will perform a variety of works. Tickets, available at the Service Center, are $4 for the public; $3 for those 62 and older or 17 and younger; or free for UW-Eau Claire faculty, staff and students. Gantner Concert Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 7:30 p.m. Full story.

Four Shillings ShortUAC Cabin. Featuring Four Shillings Short, a duo from the San Francisco Bay area that performs Celtic and American folk music. In a single night the pair performs traditional Irish tunes and airs, Indian ragas, folk ballads, old-time songs, medieval and Renaissance instrumentals, a cappella numbers, and contemporary folk and original compositions. The Cabin, Davies Center, 8 p.m. Through April 23. Full story. Go to top of page

Friday, April 22
Open Session for Affirmative Action Position. Susan Harrison, computer science, a candidate for the position of interim assistant to the chancellor for affirmative action, will be available to answer questions. Hibbard 100, 8 to 8:45 a.m.

Open Session for Affirmative Action Position. Lisa Theo, geography and anthropology, a candidate for the position of interim assistant to the chancellor for affirmative action, will be available to answer questions. Hibbard 100, 9 to 9:45 a.m.

33rd Annual Scholastic Honors Week Event. The UW-Eau Claire College of Nursing and Health Sciences, Sigma Theta Tau and Continuing Education/UW-Extension will present "Research into Practice, 20th Annual Kaleidoscope of Nursing Research." The event will run from 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. in Davies Center. Poster presentations are slated for 10:30-11:30 a.m. in the Badger and Wisconsin rooms of Davies Center. Delta Phi Chapter Sigma Theta Tau will host a reception at 4 p.m. Full story, including registration information.

Elizabeth BarkleyTLTDC/NET Day of Learning. This event features a video conference presentation titled "Attracting and Retaining Diverse Audiences in Online Learning" by Elizabeth Barkley, a Carnegie Scholar and faculty member at Foothill College in California. For more information or to register, contact Catherine Artac at artacca@uwec.edu by April 18. OL 1132, video conference— 9:30 a.m. to noon; discussion about the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning regional meeting — 1 to 3:30 p.m. Click here for more information.

Native American Awareness Month Event. The Native American Student Association will hold a frybread taco sale. Davies Center veranda, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Native American Awareness Month/Diversity Brown Bag Presentation. Carl Allsup, ethnic studies professor, UW-Platteville, will present “Ward Churchill: Is He for Real and Why Do We Care?” Davies Theatre, 12:30 to 1:20 p.m.

Open Session for Affirmative Action Position. Jan Larson, communication and journalism, a candidate for the position of interim assistant to the chancellor for affirmative action, will be available to answer questions. Presidents Room, Davies Center, 1:30 to 2:15 p.m.

Chemistry Seminar. UW-Eau Claire graduate Christine Benter, intellectual property researcher, S.C. Johnson & Son Inc., Racine, will present "Creativity, New Product Development and Intellectual Property." Phillips 413, 3 p.m.

child with Relay for Life posterColleges Against Cancer Relay for Life. Members of Colleges Against Cancer are organizing this year's American Cancer Society Relay for Life. The event unites the community in a common effort to raise funds for cancer research, education, advocacy and patient services. McPhee indoor track, 6 p.m. Full story.

Campus Films. “Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory.” Davies Theatre, 6 and 8:30 p.m. See April 21 item.

UAC Concert. Featuring rock 'n roll jam band The Big Wu, with special guests God Johnson and Madison Greene. Tickets, available at the Service Center, are $7 for the public or $5 for UW-Eau Claire students. Council Fire Room, Davies Center, 7 p.m.

'Dive-In' Movie. UW-Eau Claire students will gather in and around the McPhee Pool for a "Dive-In Movie." The open swim begins at 7 p.m. and the movie will screen at 8 p.m.

UAC Cabin. Featuring Four Shillings Short. The Cabin, Davies Center, 8 p.m. Also April 23. See April 21 item. Go to top of page

Saturday, April 23
23rd Annual AMA Fun Run/Walk/Skate. The UW-Eau Claire and Eau Claire communities are invited to participate in the American Marketing Association’s annual 5K fun run/walk/skate beginning at 8 a.m. at Carson Park's Oak Pavilion. Advance registration is $12; event day registration is $15. Participants may register in advance from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 18, 19 and 22 in Davies Center. Proceeds will benefit Special Olympics. For more information, contact Clinton Rettler at rettlecd@uwec.edu.

Earth Day Celebration. UW-Eau Claire students, faculty and staff, along with Xcel Energy, Beaver Creek Reserve and local businesses and community groups will sponsor the Eau Claire Earth Day Celebration. Held at Owen Park on the Chippewa River from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., this family event will include free live music, hands-on educational activities for all ages, kids' artwork and poetry awards, DNR fishing and boating tips, local foods and more. For more information, contact Crispin Pierce, public health professions, at piercech@uwec.edu or 836-5589. Full story.

33rd Annual Scholastic Honors Week Events: Honors Day. Golden Key initiation: Schofield Auditorium, 10 a.m.; Sigma Theta Tau initiation: Davies Theatre, 10:30 a.m.; Phi Eta Sigma initiation: Schofield Auditorium, 1 p.m.; Beta Gamma Sigma initiation: Alumni Room, Davies Center, 1 p.m.; Phi Kappa Phi initiation: Davies Theatre, 1:30 p.m.; reception for all honor society members, friends and families attending initiations or events: Council Fire Room, Davies Center, 2 to 5 p.m.; Beta Alpha Psi initiation: Presidents Room, Davies Center, 2:30 p.m.; Omicon Delta Kappa initiation: Davies Theatre, 3 p.m.; Alpha Lambda Delta initiation: Schofield Auditorium, 4 p.m.; and 2005 Honors Banquet: Spruce/Tamarack Rooms, Davies Center, 5:30 p.m. (Seating will begin at 5 p.m.)

Native American dream catcherNative American Awareness Month Event. The 2005 Honoring Education Pow-wow will begin at 11 a.m. in Zorn Arena. Native food and craft vendors will begin selling at 11 a.m. The Grand Entries are slated for 1 and 7 p.m., and the feast is planned for 5 p.m. Admission is $5 per person, which includes the feast. Children ages 5 and under and elders are free.


Campus Films.
“Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory.” Davies Theatre, 6 and 8:30 p.m. See April 21 item.

UAC Cabin. Featuring Four Shillings Short. The Cabin, Davies Center, 8 p.m. See April 21 item. Go to top of page

Sunday, April 24
33rd Annual Scholastic Honors Week Event. Mortar Board initiation ceremony: Central Campus Mall or Davies Theatre (rain site), 11:30 a.m.; and brunch: Council Fire Room, Davies Center, noon.

University Symphony Orchestra Concert. Directed by Nobuyoshi Yasuda, the group will perform a variety of works. Tickets, available at the Service Center and at the door, are $5 for the public; $4 for those 62 and older, 17 and younger and UW-Eau Claire faculty and staff; or $1.50 for UW-Eau Claire students. Gantner Concert Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 2 p.m. Full story.

Faculty Ensemble Recital. Featuring Les Favorites, a period instrument ensemble specializing in the music of the middle and late baroque. Members of the ensemble are music and theatre arts faculty members Tim Lane, baroque flute; Ivar Lunde Jr. (emeritus), baroque oboe; Bradley Johnson, baroque violin and viola; Nanette Lunde (emerita), harpsichord; and guest artists Lucinda Marvin, baroque violin; and Laura Handler, baroque violoncello. Phillips Recital Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 4 p.m.

Faculty Recital. Featuring Verle Ormsby, horn. Gantner Concert Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 5 p.m.

Campus Films. “Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory.” Schofield Auditorium, 6 and 8:30 p.m. See April 21 item. Go to top of page

Monday, April 25
McIntyre Library Exhibit. See April 18 item.

Foster Gallery Exhibit. See April 21 item.

2005 Distinguished Master’s Thesis Presentation. Ruth Wachter-Nelson, who received a master’s degree in history from UW-Eau Claire in 2004, will receive the 2005 Distinguished Master’s Thesis Award. She also will give a presentation on her thesis titled “Visions of Wilderness in the Works of Roderick-Nash and William Cronon, 1965-2001.” Sponsored by the Graduate Council and the Office of Graduate Studies. Presidents Room, Davies Center, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

13th Annual Student Research Day. UW-Eau Claire students and faculty mentors will display the results of their collaborative research. The event highlights student research accomplishments and the important role faculty and academic staff play as mentors in the scholarly activity process. Council Fire Room, Davies Center, noon to 4 p.m. Also April 26, 8 a.m. to noon.

ORSP Reception. The Office of Research and Sponsored Programs is hosting a reception honoring faculty and academic staff who received or applied for grants during the past year as well as members of committees that assist ORSP in promoting scholarly activity. Tamarack Room, Davies Center, 3:30 to 5 p.m.

University Band Concert. Directed by Randal Dickerson, the group will perform a variety of works. Tickets, available at the Service Center, are $4 for the public; $3 for those 62 and older or 17 and younger; or free for UW-Eau Claire faculty, staff and students. Gantner Concert Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 7:30 p.m. Full story. Go to top of page


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University Bulletin • Vol. 52, No. 28 • Thirteenth Week • Spring Semester • April 18, 2005

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